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Meaning of THOROUGHBRED

Pronunciation:  'thuru`bred

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses
  2. [n]  a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares
  3. [n]  a well-bred person
  4. [adj]  having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal
 

THOROUGHBRED is a 12 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: pedigree(a), pedigreed, pureblood, pureblood, pureblooded, purebred, purebred
 
 Antonyms: mixed-blood
 
 See Also: adult, Affirmed, animal, animate being, Assault, bangtail, beast, brute, Citation, Count Fleet, creature, fauna, Gallant Fox, grownup, Omaha, race horse, racehorse, Seattle Slew, Secretariat, Sir Barton, War Admiral, Whirlaway

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thor"ough*bred`\, a.
Bred from the best blood through a long line; pure-blooded;
-- said of stock, as horses. Hence, having the
characteristics of such breeding; mettlesome; courageous; of
elegant form, or the like. -- n. A thoroughbred animal,
especially a horse.

 

 

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